Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archive Colliery
Museums & Archives Northumberland is the public marketing name for Woodhorn Charitable Trust, an independent charity which manages:
Woodhorn Museum - situated in the historic colliery site
Berwick Museum and Art Gallery - a peep into Berwick's past and the stunning art and artefacts of the Burrell Collection situated within the Berwick Barracks site
Hexham Old Gaol and Hexham Moothall - England's oldest purpose-built prison
Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum - Northumberland's musical heritage
Woodhorn Charitable Trust is an independent charity which manages Woodhorn as a museum and visitor attraction and provides a home for the Northumberland Archives. The Trust also manages the Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office – a branch of the County Archives Service, Berwick Museum and Art Gallery, Hexham Old Gaol, Hexham Moothall and Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum.
The local authority, Northumberland County Council, has a statutory responsibility to provide an Archives Service and under the terms of a Service Level Agreement the Woodhorn Trust is engaged by Northumberland County Council to manage this service and the museums. The Trust is registered as a charity No. 1129712 and a limited company No. 6893854.